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Apply now Job no: 93452-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Clinical Trials Accountant

Official Title:


Hiring Department:



80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 04, 2018


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's degree in accounting or closely related field such as business or finance is strongly preferred. CPA strongly preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Required Skills and/or Experience:
1. At least three years of relevant experience.
2. Demonstrated computer expertise with a variety of software programs.
3. Experience in working with complex automated financial and research management computer systems and processes.

Preferred Skills and/or Experience:
1. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with the principles and practices of governmental accounting, including federal grants and GAAP.
2. Experience with the revenue cycle, clinical research, research administration and/or grant fund accounting.
3. Experience with clinical trial invoicing and budgeting.
4. Advanced working knowledge of the full Microsoft Office Suite.

License or Certificate:


Position Summary:

This position works with the Department of Surgery Central Office of Clinical Research as an Accountant to provide oversight of the budgeting, invoicing and payment reconciliation related to sponsor and investigator-initiated clinical trials.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Additional Information:

The position functions with a great degree of independence in performing the duties and responsibilities and is required to have excellent interpersonal skills. The candidate is expected to model a high degree of professionalism, which includes demonstrating honesty, integrity, accountability and a commitment to altruism in all work interactions and responsibilities.


Cory Reithmeyer
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please select "Apply Now" and upload your resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address the "Required Skills and/or Experience" and "Preferred Skills and/or Experience".

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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